President and Executive Director
Judith Risa Ebil and her husband Godfrey Ebil founded Empowering Nations. She has a Bachelors in Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources in Kampala and a Masters in Business (MBA) in the USA. She has 12 years of experience working with Non-profit organizations under different capacities. Her passion is to develop people especially in areas of Leadership and Business. She is a strong believer in God given talents and abilities and wants to use this platform to give people an opportunity to be developed so that they can fulfill their destiny.
Godfrey Ebil grew up in Northern Uganda in a time when a rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army was kidnaping young boys and girls and turning them into child soldiers. His passion is to use sports to connect and share the love of God with the youth. He would like to see a youth center built for the youth especially those who cannot get formal education. He has a diploma in Christian Leadership from Uganda, a diploma in International Business from the USA and is currently working on a bachelors in Ministry and Leadership in the USA. Godfrey and Judith have been married for close to 10 years and have two girls Joy and Jessica.
Board member and Secretary
Teresa Beale has been an educator and businesswoman for 25 years. She has been involved with ministry in Uganda since 2005. Now retired, she and her husband, Neal, live in Norman, OK.
Local Area Director
Ammabel A. Rushaju holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Makerere University Kampala and also holds a certificate in Civic Empowerment from the M S Training Center for Development Cooperation (MSTCDC) in Arusha.She has worked as the administrator for R.U.N since 2007, an organization that meets unreached dental needs in Uganda. She is a dedicated Christian who is passionate about women’s emancipation. She has done various forms of social work with women and youth through R.U.N and Empowering Nations. Amma is currently monitors and implements all activities in Empowering Nations existing programs.
Founder and Director of a Non Profit Organization known as Reignbridge and Reconciliation Coalition
President at Love Riverside, Healthy Leaders Thriving Cities and Lynn Heatley Consulting-Resources on Healthcare/Caregiving
CPA and works with Minert & Associates
Dr. Brian Epperson
Dean, Professor, Chesapeake Energy School of Business at OKWU, Founder and CEO at Human Performance Advisors
Leadership Team in Uganda
Dr. Judith T Rukirande
Charity K Nuwagaba
Brian R Rushaju